China Regulator Probes Norinco Group ex-Chairman

China’s top anti-graft watchdog stated on Sunday, April 4, a former chairman and head of the Communist Party at state defence giant China North Industries Group (Norinco Group) is under investigation for suspected, undisclosed disciplinary violations.

Yin Jiaxu is suspected of “serious violation” of laws and regulations, according to a statement on its website that provided no further details.

Yin joined Norinco Group in 2002 and chaired the company during 2013-2018, according to the CCDI.

Norinco, a major military industrial group, provides weapons and technical support to China’s People’s Liberation Army and is also engaged in the oil and gas business.

Under President Xi Jinping, China has been engaged in an aggressive anti-corruption campaign for several years.

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